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KOFY
Oct 18, 2012 11:30am PDT
caltrain station in san francisco with more on that huge $49,000 giveaway that will happen during our show after the game tonight. >> reporter: yes, after the game, somebody is going to hear their nam announced on abc7 news and that person is going to be $49,000 richer. it could be you. all you have to do is like us on facebook. the first commuters who arrived this morning were greeted with good news. we are giving away $49,000. >> i already did it many >> reporter: all they had to do was ask me. go to facebook.com/abc7news and like us. then click the win $49,000 button and fill out the entry form. only rizes of the bay area can enter which means -- only residents of the bay area can enter which means your chances are good. >> i'm going to payoff my car. >> reporter: very wise man. >> nothing frivolous. i'm going to keep it and save it. >> reporter: do as you please. but remember, you can't pen if you don't enter. >> i'll do it. -- i moved here two months ago. it will be my first and only station i do like. >> reporter: just a couple other things you have to be at least 18 don't you have u
KOFY
Oct 3, 2012 11:30am PDT
cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cuion. they brought it here asart of fleet week to showcase the ct that t nyan move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here travel 5 to 10 miles. >> reporter: the other advantage is the amount it can carry. consider what it could do come bared to a helicopter. >> -- compared to a helicopter. >> 12 to -- host helopters can only lifone oometimes two vecles at atime >> reporter: what it can move to shore, mobile er and surgical center which the marines have used in afghanistan. and to help in places like haiti. >> we have a 98% success surviveability rate if somebody were to come through these doors. we want the american people to
KOFY
Oct 30, 2012 11:30am PDT
for airline travelers more than 100 flights cancelled today at san francisco international. terry mcsweeney joins us any encouraging news? >> reporter: there is. also confusion any time you have an event as big as sandy there's going to be some. san francisco international spokesperson told me the airlines were cancelling all 114 flights in and out of sfo from those seven airports back east. i was at the united counter, one flight has taken off for boston another boarding, as we speak so there's confusion, confusion for airlines imagine what it is like for passengers. she needs to be home in new york. after 30 minutes at a ticket counter she didn't have a plight. what happened they couldn't get you on? >> no. very complicated. >> reporter: complicated? are the airlines cooperating? >> yes, they are very nice. it is just that everybody wants to fly now. >> reporter: brian's flight rescheduled for tomorrow, not going to work. >> 10 a.m. wednesday morning i have to be at arlington cemetery. the circumstances are definitely suck but that's my story. >> reporter: these two do have a fl
KOFY
Oct 4, 2012 11:30am PDT
are planning to protest in afternoon outside st. mary's in san francisco. that's where bishop cordileone will be installed as the new archbishop of the san francisco archdiocese. the 56-year-old former bishop of oakland is a staunch supporter of ban on same-sex marriage. >>> cal-state has selected new chancellor to run the largest system of four year colleges in the country, timothy p white will replace charles reed in december. he is the chancellor at uc riverside. >> the woman who abandoned her 10-year-old after shoplifting at a safeway store is back -- -- is on her way back. officers are transporting her on an extradition order today. >>> $6,000 reward being offered for the return of a dog stolen from the home of a 10-year-old san jose girl. monday thieves broke through a glass door, stole electronic equipment and five-month-old dog named miko. police and city councilmembers pitched in to offer reward the dog has a microchip. >>> just ahead, major milestone for facebook. the status update mark you canner -- mark zuckerberg made this morning. >>> rare and beautiful sight, [
KOFY
Oct 12, 2012 11:30am PDT
of danger. >> in san francisco fire destroyed a restaurant and disrupted muni service for hours. in san jose explosive situation when fair broke out at a house with a lot of ammunition inside. >> the muni trains in san francisco just started rolling. that fire caused big problems at the west portal tunnel. terry mcsweeney joins us live. >> reporter: this is a story of the tire that would not go out. it isn't completely out yet. judgment a moment ago there were firefighters out here hitting the roof of the squat and gobble restaurant with more water they've been out here for six hours and there's still smoke many the same fire that caused the tunnel and all the muni trains to shutdown until 40 minutes ago. the report of a fire came in about 5:00 this morning. three hours later, despite a never-ending spray, the fire was still burning. >> it is a very deep building the first building the fire was hard to find they put out what they saw. i think it was way ahead of us before we got here in the walls, attic. >> reporter: when firefighters thought it was just about contained there would
KOFY
Oct 19, 2012 11:30am PDT
and not use a vehicle all classes are cancelled. we'll update you on this story. >>> san francisco police arrested one and looking for another after the men allegedly fired at officers during a high speed chase. police say they tried to make a traffic stop around 2 a.m. it ended two blocks away wheng( the speeding vehicle ran a red light and smashed into a taxi at eddy and franklin. one man shot at police during pursuit driver of the taxi only suffered minor injury. >>> richmond man who prosecutors say instigated the gang rape of a teenaged girl will be sentenced to 32 years under the plea the 22-year-old manuel ortega agreed to yesterday. the assault happened three years ago this month outside richmond high during a homecoming dance the victim had to be hospitalized after being raped and beaten more than two hours. he's the first of six to have his case decided. >>> crews making slow but steady progress against a wildfire in lake county along highway 29. one home has been lost, two subdivisions evacuated yesterday. residents of one have been allowed to return home. no word on what caused
KOFY
Oct 26, 2012 11:30am PDT
>>> breaking news in san francisco. sky7hd is over a safeway store in the marine district where a car has run into the building. fire department responded about half an hour ago. accident happened around 10:30. one person suffered a minor injury. we don't know whether that person was in the store or the car. as you see the fire and police department are at the scene. we'll follow for you at abc7news.com:i'm cheryl jennings. >> kristen: i'm kristen sze. the highway patrol is about to begin patrolling oakland streets a promise kept by the governor after a personal plea to curb the rising crime rate. terry mcsweeney is live at oakland police headquarters. >> reporter: oakland police told me how much they will be welcoming the chp officers when it comes to investigating and solving these homicides. when it comes to preventing homicides, preventing crime in general which is the ideal they are looking for help from other people. about 300,000 citizens of only. >> the recent killing happening from vernon. he was a rest dented at a nearby halfway house and was shot down in a hail of gunfi
KOFY
Oct 9, 2012 11:30am PDT
. president obama is on his way to ohio after taking off from san francisco airport this morning after a fundraising trip to the bay area. vic lee has the latest. >> reporter: president obama left san francisco aboard air force one this morning with his campaign coffers filled with cash. it was his 12th visit to the city another brief but lucrative trip. >> money is going to the swing stat and calornia ha beco te bankg state. ifou loo at where the most money has come, not only for obama but for romney, california is number one. >> reporter: it began last night with a roundtable for 25 wealthy donors. each patron paid $40,000. then the president met with 100 people who paid $20,000 each to have dinner with him in the bill graham civic auditorium. outside the venue, 100 people staged protests against various policies, from the use of drones in pakistan, to the federal crackdown on marijuana. >> the president: i love you back thank yu everybody! >> reporter: the esident ended the day at a concert for 6,000 supporters at the auditorium tickets started at $200 per person. he alluded t
KOFY
Oct 24, 2012 11:30am PDT
not just san francisco fans people drove in from merced, l.a., huge broadcast tv setter wrecked in front of the park. the giantsre definitely on the big stage now. the world series doesn't just bring out rabid fans it brings out bomb squads, bomb sniffing dogs and x-ray months from local, state and federal agencies. >> world series is big going to be alot of people here, different things happening want to make sure san francisco stays say >> reporter: before any truck can go to at&t park it has to pass through an x-ray machine this truck is carrying hot dogs, candy and other concessions for fans. >> we are going to run it through the trucks here do our scanner and see if there is any anomaly. >> reporter: officers are looking for problems, fans are looking for tickets. >> i dove up from l.a. last night -- i drove up from l.a. last night, slept in my truck, they said there was no tickets. >> reporter: he found a scalper and is hoping for the best. >> seemed honest enough. i don't know. i don't know what the frisco crowd is like. >> reporter: he paid $150 each for standing room only.
KOFY
Oct 29, 2012 11:30am PDT
causing a ripple effect for bay area travelers. kira klapper joins us from san francisco international with more. >> reporter: 150 flights through sfo are cancel now. it is only expected to get worse for bay area travelers as the week progresses and hurricane sandy strengthens. hurricane sandy is already making enemies. >> this was my first time flying. i feel like flying is horrible and i don't want to do it again. >> reporter: 18-year-old rebecca's flight new jersey of yesterday from new jersey was delayed turning what should have been a six hour trip into 11 hours then missed her connection to burbank. >> most of us missed our flight because it got here at 11. >> reporter: 150 flights, 75 departures and 75 arrivals in and out of sfo cancelled, leaving thousands of customers stranded since the cancellations began yesterday. >> what we are seeing today is a full cancellation of essentially all flying to and from the major east coast cities. this includes washington, d.c. airports, new york airports and boston as well. >> reporter: passengers are urged to check before coming to the air
KOFY
Oct 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
san francisco averages $4.74 for regular oakland and san jose $4.68. those prices are 50 cents a gallon higher than a week ago. the senator has asked the ftc for an immediate probe questioning whether the spike is related to supply. yesterday governor brown ordered smog regulators to allow cheaper winter blend gas to go on sale early to bring down the price. >>> they are cleaning up this morning around oakland city hall after 250 protesters went on a vandalism spree last night. they broke windows and damaged cars around 6 p.m.. the targets included city hall, police recruiting station, several banks and other businesses, plus cars parked along the street. there are no reports of any arrests. >>> vigil will be held tonight for a hercules woman found stabbed in her home. 55-year-olsusie ko was found friday night the murder weapon has not been found. the family is holding a memorial for the retired schoolteacher tonight at 8:30 on ash court in hercules. the family is trying to find her killer through social media. they are asking u to kee an eye en forer light blue 2011 subaru outba
KOFY
Oct 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
. san francisco this is your hottest time of the year only supposed to be at 72, 60 six° today. high pressure, calm, stagnant air fastest breeses out west five dat oakland -- everybody else is calm, that's allowing the heat to build, also allowing poor air quality to develop in the east bay hills, east bay valleys, santa clara valley that's why a spare the air day. >>> right now the trial is beginning for a woman accused of murdering an east bay nursing student last year. prosecutors say 28-year-old giselle esteban stalked and killed 26-year-old michelle le, because leaf was -- because le was friend with esteban's ex-boyfriend. >> reporter: no doubt a tough morning inside the courthouse for michelle le's family as her accused murderer prepares to go on trial. in the alameda courthouse this morning this was the scene, a lot of emotion, a lot of tears and a lot of hugs of support and comfort for michelle le's family in a big show of unity this morning, more than two dozen people wore buttons in michelle's honor with her photo this is the first day of what may be a month's long murder t
KOFY
Oct 16, 2012 11:30am PDT
few hours if san francisco is in the running to host up coming super bowl. the nfl is deciding if san francisco has a shot. the plan would mean 2016 or 17 super bowl would be played at the new 9ers stadium. >>> abc7 will carry the 49ers game live thursday. 4:00 hourlong pregame show featuring jerry rice and brent jones. game time 5:00. 9ers host seahawks. that will be followed by a special edition of after the game we will give away $49,000 to someone who likes us on our facebook page. >>> it is time for round two in the presidential debate. president obama and mitt romney are in new york tonight for the only town hall-style meet-up leading up to the election. t.j. winick joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: president obama certainly has work to do even he admits that first debate did not go well for him. mitt romney needs to keep the pressure on. he also needs to interact well with audience members. president obama has been prepping for tonight's debate this virginia golf resort. he left his clubs at the white house trying to send a message he's all business. >> how are you fe
KOFY
Oct 5, 2012 11:30am PDT
impact the forecast today and the weekend. >>> san francisco's busiest weekend is officially underway. the music is playing in golden gate park, it is gre ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for some costs original medicare won't. now they can keep making memories for years to come. choose from plans offering protection from high out of pocket costs plus include prescription drug corage with youmonty premium. t the eedom to keep e doctors you already trust. if you're eligible for medicare we'll help you find a plan that fits your needs. call or go online now to get answers. you only have until december 7th to enroll. >>> the busiest weekend of the year is in store for san francisco a million are expected to visit. amy hollyfield joins us live from golden gate park. >> r
KOFY
Oct 2, 2012 11:30am PDT
the 90s to 100s. we'll see a few 80s around the bay, san mateo 89 and san francisco 80s along our beaches. temperatures running anywhere from about 13 to 20° warmer than average. the good news it is not a spare the air day. pollution will stay in moderate levels inland and east bay to santa clara valley and coastal central bay good north bay and sought bay. >> -- >>> san jose's park is closed today because of extreme fire danger. officials closed the park in june over similar concerns yesterday's air temperature was 96° with 16% humidity. the emergency closure is only for today the park could remain closed longer, if weather conditions don't reach a safe level. >>> police dealing with an extremely violent eight hours, four people were shot to death themost recent 60 this morning, two we killed at 72nd and international boulevard this follows two shootings on macarthur boulevard last night within an hour and a half of each other. kira klapper is getting reaction. >> reporter: as you mentioned, three deadly shootings within eight hours between last night and this morning. the most
KOFY
Oct 10, 2012 11:30am PDT
loutsiow, on uphe weher wind you can see hazyown from mount tamalpais across sausalito to san francisco, quiet outside right now as it was yesterday, the sun is beating down on the sky having little impact on the clouds of that heating from san francisco back towards twin peaks and mounsutro. right now -- back three hours you can see the last of the showers rotated northwest off the coast going to stay out over the coast the next couple of hours. this chunk of energy is going to continue to ridearther north hit salinas valley monterey bay possibly push into the south bay this afternoon into the evening that's our next chance of a stray shower or thunderstorm. 58 san rafael, 59 half moon bay also santa rosa everybody else in the 60s. monterey bay mid 60s everywhere inland to gilroy, 59 salinas, warmer weather more likely we have the buoyancy needed for scattered showers. another chance, small one cold front aroaching thursday nit intoriday once it passesigh preure tkes over warmer a calmer this weekend. beloaverage today upper 60s to low 70s south bay. mid to upper 60s peninsula, low 60s coast,
KOFY
Oct 15, 2012 11:30am PDT
, abc7 news. >>> san francisco is expected to find out tomorrow whether it is on the short list of cities to host an upcoming super bowl. cio host in 2016 or 2017 at the 49ers'ew stadium. both 49er and city leaders say san francisco would be the center of most super bowl events. if the city makes its first round it has to submit a plan by early may. nfl expects official announcement tomorrow. >>> this thursday is 49ers game day here. 4:00 jerry rice and brent jones join us as abc7 news presents the pregame show followed at 5 by the take -- by the game. after that jerry and brent will stake around for a edition of after the game. >>> giants' fans are gearing up for tonight's game. last night the giants fell to the cardinals in the opener. bumgarner gave up six runs in the first four innings late comeback was too little, too late. vogelsong will start on the mound tonight. >>> much more still ahead. pakistani girl has arrived in england for lifesaving medical treatment after she was shot in the head by the taliban. while some officials are still fearing for her safety. >> new details
KOFY
Oct 25, 2012 11:30am PDT
baseball to be played, including one more game near san francisco, quiet now hopefully fans are getting rest so they can cheer one more time for home team game stars at 5:07. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> kudos to zito and lincecum for their pitching last night. -- >>> plunging support for the governor's tax initiative the consequences he's warning about if prop 30 loses. >>> hurricane sandy rumbles past cuba making a beeline for florida. ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for some costs original medicare won't. now they can keep making memories for years to come. choose from plans offering protection from high out of pocket costs plus include prescription drug coverage with your monthly premium. get the freedom to keep the doctors you already trust. if you're eligible
KOFY
Oct 23, 2012 11:30am PDT
woman's buy , retired san francisco firefighter was not home at the time. >>> staff members at napa state hospital with other state mental health workers throughout california are observing this two year anniversary of the murder of a psychiatric tech donna gross was killed on-the-job by a patient in 2010. hospital union workers will be joined by state assembly workers tonight at napa state hospital. hospitals statewide have made changes as a result of the tragedy. >>> san bruno city council will vote on a measure tonight that calls for forcing out the head of the public utilities commission eight people died september 2010, their families accuse the puc chairman of making backroom deals with pg&e and not working to protect the public. >>> police plan to release more details on the case of missing teenaged girl from petaluma found safe in the central valley. 15-year-old ruby mendoza, was last seen getting in a car with her godfather a 29-year-old and another man last wednesday yesterday afternoon police in fresno received a tip she was in a home south of fresno. police went to the h
KOFY
Oct 31, 2012 11:30am PDT
. >> 90 minute movie is sometimes hard to watch but these san francisco students had no problem relating to its contents. >> movie's director has been showing it to students as part of a national campaign to end bullying. >> we're hearing about it more. we are understanding about it more. people are feeling empowered to tell their story. >> at today's event, both san francisco's mayor and superintendent of schools pledged to create schools that are safe. mayor ed lee admitted once being a victim and aggressioner. >> it was turn out to find who was weaker than me and realized, put myself in that position. u.s. attorney for the northern district of california melinda joined the campaign today saying changes are coming. >> it's capturing everyone's heart,. >> reporter: but it's the students that are most effected by the movie. >> there is no purpose watching someone get hurt over nothing. >> to be better person and be nice to each other. bullying is not right thing to do and it should be stopped. >> cheryl: that was lyanne melendez reporting. joining us is what is being done to combat bully
KOFY
Oct 22, 2012 11:30am PDT
thrilled that we have a game 7. first game 7 in 50 years in san francisco. >> reporter: the home crowd will have plenty of drink options, beer distributors were unloading kegs in the rain and say playoffs have been incredible for business. >> they are doing -- almost our busiest game plus it has been really busy. >> reporter: the dug-out store opened early this morning to capitalize on giants' fever looks like the weather will be good for the business. >> going to be chilly tonight so i want a sweatshirt to stay warm. >> reporter: and it has to say giants? >> it's gotta say giants. >> reporter: the winner tonight place the world series officials say they stay away from predictions. >> if you look at having the two last world series champions in the playoffs, it is very exciting for the game. we'll see what happens tonight. we feel hopeful. >> reporter: fans aren't hesitating to predict a giants' victory. >> we got the best picture in the national league pitching, matt cain. we got the momentum and we are hope. other than that we don't have anything going for us. >> reporter: as f
KOFY
Oct 17, 2012 11:30am PDT
. numbers here in the mid 80s, 85 redwood city, san francisco, upper 70s even could top out around 80 in the north bay today perhaps maybe a few records strong winds or those northerly winds maybe the temperatures go up quickly 83 san leandro, east bay low 90s today and talking about more beach weather, lucky to be around santa cruz with upper 80s today. here's a look at the game forecast, which of course is tomorrow, low 60s with maybe a little fog sea breeze is going to be stingy tomorrow, overall we warm a bit tomorrow most locations 10° drop friday, saturday cooler and we're looking at rain perhaps into next week. tomorrow abc7 will give away $49,000, the winner will be an right after the 49ers game here on abc 7, october 18th, which is tomorrow you can still enter go to facebook.com/abc7news and click the win $49,000 button that will take you to the form where you can enter. how would you spend that -- that money if you were to win. frank h says: get best seats for a game, go on vacation. roberta wants to payoff her car. lucy would take her cub scout pack to disneyland, take me
KOFY
Oct 11, 2012 11:30am PDT
maybe a few sprinkles most of the moisture favoring south of san francisco, here's a look at all the layered clouds, mainly low clouds and mid level clouds, live doppler 7 hd very active the past couple of days. right now we are looking at all the cloud cover across the bay area, activity to the east of us if the central valley. thunderstorms all morning from las vegas south here we are los angeles, bakersfield, oceanside, san diego you can get the sense of the area of low pressure spinning moisture in a counterclockwise fashion this is pulling the moisture up as far north as parts of san luis obispo right now cool 57 in oakland, watsonville around salinas, some sunshine today, mainly in the north bay, still slight chance of a shower clouds, sun mix through tomorrow, saturday we are looking at not only sunnier but warmer offshore flow by the middle of next week very warm temperatures. here's a look tonight 51 half moon bay, 53 oakland, 50 livermore overnight temperatures headed to the coliseum starting out in the upper 50s with that cloud cover, maybe a sprinkle for the most part
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
francisco north 101 at 80 split could be slowing into san francisco, i'll update you on a lot of events in a couple of minutes. >>> starting today, checking out goes reese in san francisco, maybe about to -- checking out your groceries in san francisco may be about to get more expensive. new ban went into effect midnight. stricter. >> reporter: it is. good morning this say controversial new ordinance, a lot of people are not happy about it. the bottom line in san francisco is if you do not bring your own bag when you shop, it is going to cost you. this new ordinance did go into effect midnight. starting today, stores are required to charge an extra 10 cents for each bag a might need this includes grocery stores, also at department and clothing stores as well even local tourist shops, they will be charged people shopping there will be charged extra money. one group called save the plastic bag says it is not a nice way to welcome visitors by charging a bag fee. city leaders say the goal is to get -- eliminate plastic bag use. if you forget your bags stores will have either paper or compostab
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
san francisco muni. they tell me about 100,000 more people were on san francisco muni yesterday as compared to a typical saturday. that's bat 50% jump in ridership. b.a.r.t. tells me they had 120,000 more rides yesterday than a typical saturday. that's a jump of about a third. reporting live on pier 32, sergio quintana, abc-7 news. >> ama: thank you, sergio. and he didn't even go into all the sporting events going on today. the 49ers game against the buffalo bills at candlestick just wrapped up with the niners with another win, and in just over an hour the giants take on the cincinnati reds and while a's fans are standing behind their team despite playoff loss in detroit. [cheers and applause] >> ama: the a's had their moments today but the cheers died in the end. the green and gold is coming home to oakland, down two games to none in their play yeah -- playoff series. mike shumann will have the details ahead in sports. >> we want to see your postseason pride, you can e-mail your photos or share them with us on facebook, or on twitter, abc-7 7 news bay area, we'll be showing some p
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
anniversary here in san francisco. only they seem to be missing something. >> we didn't get tickets. no. imagine that. do you have tickets for us. what are you planning to do. we came here to be annoying. >> we just dime annoy the giants. >>reporter: kim is proof you don't need a ticket to live the excitement of the world series. renee of san jose came to watch 3 innings for free through the chain link fence. >> we came and waited in line here and yes. for a couple hours and got our wrist band and in we were. it was amazin amazing. >>reporter: she waited for 2 hours and it was absolutely worth it. of course again now the giants head off to detroit. from at&t park, abc 7 news. >> thanks very much. >> game 3 and 4 are saturday and sunday if necessary game 5 would be monday also in detroi detroit. >> tonight the abc 7 news i team investigates a cold case. child disappearance in san francisco almost 30 years ago. >> and in the process discovers a possible connection to serial killer. dan is here with an investigation you will see only on 7. >> kevin collins was one of the first missing
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
throughout the bay area. and sky 7hd is up over san francisco. can't see anything right now, but it has been out all evening as fans have taken over the major streets throughout the city. >>> again the 2-2 pitch. got him looking. and the giants have won it all. >> san francisco giants, number one, baby. number one. i knew it was gonna happen. >> for the second time in three years, the san francisco giants ruled the baseball world. they sweep the detroit tigers four games to none. and here is a live look from sky 7hd above san francisco where people have filled the streets celebrating the giants' second world championship in the last three years, as we said. again though you can see a fire burning there, a bonfire. earlier sky 7hd captured these pictures of the celebration turning dangerous in the mission district moments after the game ended. a crowd cheered as the bonfire you see grew a few feet from stores and apartments. the fire burned for several minutes before police riding dirt bikes moved in and cleared the crowd from the flames. and take a look at this bonfire at mission an
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
in prices, take a look at san francisco now $4.74, up 47 cents in one week. oakland and san jose, $4.68, a jump of 50 cents. one expert did say governor brown's emergency action will help consumers. >> it is right if that would have a major impact on the price. increasing our supplies by 8 or 10% could be plenty to bring down california prices to normal relationship to the rest of the country. >> reporter: now the big question, how soon will we see prices fall? analysts are all over the board on this some are saying we could see prices drop in the next week. sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> they are cleaning up this morning arm oakland city hall after protesters went on a vandalism spree. they broke windows and damaged cars from 14th and telegraph at 6:00 last night. the targets included city hall, police recruiting station, several banks and other businesses. plus, cars parked along the street. police say they were outnumbered and were not prepared to move in and make arrests without outside help. demonstrators dispersed before help could be brought in. amy hollyfield is there now a
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in 1957. it was 97 in santa rosa, 94 in san rafael. san francisco 84 degrees and morgan hill reached a high of 93. we will definitely have warmer temperatures tomorrow. in fact, right now livermore is still at 99. we have 73 right now in san francisco. a look ahead coming up. >> thank you very much, leigh. >> well, you won't hear that question paper or plastic anymore. beginning tomorrow at every grocery store in san francisco a new law goes on the book at midnight. it outlaws most retailers from packing merchandise into plastic bags. customers will pay ten cents for every paper or compostable bag they use. >> san francisco just keeps getting a little more expensive it sounds like. >> people want a paper bag, it's ten cents. hopefully it's not too big of a deal for them. >> city leaders hope the new law will force consumers to be more ecofriendly and carry reusable tote bags with them on shopping trips. san francisco's existing plastic bag ban applies only to chain grocery and drug stores. the new law will cover most mom and pop stores, too, as well as the national chains. >>> govern
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
>>> good morning i'm sue thompson live in san francisco in the headlines this morning, why shopping in san francisco could cost you a lot more money, it is a new ordinance starting today. we'll tell you how you might be able to escape the extra fees. -- [ inaudible ] >>> i think sue pay's attention to mike's forecast before she comes into work she must call him or something. thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. you should dress appropriately for the hot weather. >> absolutely you want to be careful heading back to work especially if you work outside, a scar. er in many areas. -- a scorcher in many areas, no clouds, no rain, no drizzle, no mist. what we have is the potential for poor air quality especially in the east bay valleys and also the east bay hills in the santa clara valley a spare the air today many coast warm, low 70s to low 80s under total sunshine, hot around the bay, sunny, 84 to 91 extreme heat will start to develop inland 92 to possibly 103. that's your heatwave for now. >>> 5:0 starting today in san francisco, take your own shopping bag to the
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Oct 29, 2012 2:00am PDT
got him looking. and the giants have won it all. >> san francisco giants, number one, baby. number one. i knew it was gonna happen. >> for the second time in three years, the san francisco giants ruled the baseball world. they sweep the detroit tigers four games to none. and here is a live look from sky 7hd above san francisco where people have filled the streets celebrating the giants' second world championship in the last three years, as we said. again though you can see a fire burning there, a bonfire. earlier sky 7hd captured these pictures of the celebration turning dangerous in the mission district moments after the game ended. a crowd cheered as the bonfire you see grew a few feet from stores and apartments. the fire burned for several minutes before police riding dirt bikes moved in and cleared the crowd from the flames. and take a look at this bonfire at mission and 19th. sky 7hd caught people jumping into the flames and others were throwing gasoline creating some of the huge fireballs you saw. certainly some dangerous conditions out in parts of san francisco right now. an
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
, this is what has happened in the last week, if you filled up, you know it. san francisco $4.74 up 47 cents in a week. oakland up 49 cents. from a week ago. san jose 50 cents. analysts predict once that winter blend mix of gasoline begins selling we definitely could begin to see prices fall. >> if it is right, that would have a major impact on the price of gasoline, increasing our spwhraoeus by 8, 10% would be plenty to bring down california prices to norm app relationship to the rest of the country. >> reporter: the big question is how soon will we see prices fall? analysts are predicting that it could take a week or so. until then, we will probably continue to see prices under the $5 mark. sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> they are cleaning up this morning around oakland city hall after occupy protesters combined with anti-war protesters went on a vandalism spree last night. they broke windows and damaged cars from 14th and telegraph, 6:00 last night, targets included city hall, police recruiting station, several banks and other businesses plus cars. police say they were not prepared to
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Oct 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
>> terry: in the news about a million people are expected to crowd into san francisco today. a live report on what to expect including some pretty pricy parking and seven cellphone problems. they are calling it an epidemic. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. let's begin with a look at the forecast on extremely busy day. >> lisa: good morning. isn't this a gorgeous shot from vollmer peak. very shallow marine layer. most of you enjoying a sunny start to your weekend but there is fog at the golden gate bridge. numbers are still in the 40s. 50s elsewhere. few clouds around today. we'll call it partly cloudy. mid 60s at our coast. as you head inland, mid-70s from the east bay. evening hours, numbers will quickly cool off into the 60s into the upper 50s. very little change tomorrow, but we are looking at some raindrops in our on 77 day forecast. >> terry: thanks very much. >> the arson squad is investigating reports of a car explosion. take a look at pictures a jeep on fire in front of a house. she said a loud boom. woke up about 4:00 this morning and this is what she you what sas. it was
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Oct 18, 2012 11:00am PDT
yesterday half moon bay six in san francisco, five san rafael, four oakland mountain view two, san jose the same. what are those temperatures? in the 60s and 70s almost 80 at half moon bay for the warm spot. into the afternoon looks like we hang in the 70s even a few 80s near the coast bay warmest temperatures low to mid 80s some 90s inland. back with the full forecast. >>> new clue makes investigators more suspicious than ever it was no accident a house burned overnight with a woman's body inside. amy hollyfield is live at the scene on san carlos avenue in castro valley. >> reporter: the fire wasn't that big the home barely looks damaged. look at the investigators they have out here and what a chunk of this street has been blocked off. they have several theories and they want to look into etch one. firefighters aren't sure what -- starred this fire overnight or why the woman in the home died. they did quickly realized they needed to call crime scene detectives. >> when the fire department got here, they believe that an accelerant had been used possibly. any time you have an accelerant
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Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm PDT
some fans call in sick that day to watch it on tv. live in san francisco, lillian kim, abc 7 news. >> some fans maybe some reporters there lil i don't know. thanks very much. nasty job. >>> now she will be at work i know. just as soon as fans got out of the game it was just grid lock. here you see south bound highway 101 backing up. major crash involving number of injuries blocked traffic for hours. all lanes are now reopened. >> you need to win 4 games out of 7 to take the championship series so the next 3 games are all in santa louis. game 3 lillian said is this wednesday starts at 1:07 pacific time. thursday game 4 starts at 5:07 pacific time. night game. on friday game 5 also began 5:07 pacific time. >>> port of oakland hired outside help to investigate its stripper scandal. recently rae leased public records show maritime operation director james kwan spent 4500 dollars at huh stop strip club back in 2008. kwan posted a dozen shipping industry executives at club called treasures. tonight the port of oakland commissioners held a special session to talk about the next move here
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00am PDT
win this series they must win four games. so far they've won one. the fans here in san francisco are feeling so good they are already talking about the next level. >> [ screaming ] >> we are going to the world series. >> reporter: no word on whether marco will be okay to play his hip was hurt when holly day slid into him -- holiday slid into him. the team leaves sfo late this morning they plan to meet at the ballpark take a bus to the airport to play game three tomorrow, matt cain will be pitching. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> when he stood up -- we need to win four games out of seven to take the series game three tomorrow night or tomorrow in st. louis at 1 p.m. our time cain starts. thursday 5:00 our time friday game five, 5:00 our time in st. louis. >>> today we will find out if san francisco is in the running to host an upcoming super bowl. nfl will decide if san francisco has a shot the plan would mean the 2016 or 2017 super bowl is played at the new stadium. is -- san francisco would host most of the events. the 1985 game was played at stanford stadium. abc 7 will carry the g
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
having a difficult time solving. they're bonl san francisco residents. they were both shot yesterday evening on buchanan road near pittsburgh-antioch border, officers found two bleeding open the roadway. one died within minutes. investigators don't have expects or a motive for the shooting. >> and we now know the name of the murder suspect police were looking for when storming into a home this afternoon. that was s.w.a.t. officers using a nash bang device less than two hours ago. they fwheent a house on 21st street in west oakland. officer dz not find anyone inside of the home. investigators looking for this man. a 27-year-old wanted in a homicide that took place on september 6th. police want to hear from you if you have seen this man. >> an important new sign tonight that the bay area economy sim proving. the median price of houses sold in nine-county area last month rose to $429,000, up 4.6% from august and 17.5% from last year. contra costa county numbers were strong, up 27%. san francisco prices up 21 srs. abc 7 news has our story from oakland. >> the tangled web that is the bay
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
to go there, thank you many big crowds there. big crowds coming to san francisco we are bracing for more than a million extra people this week for large scale events, including fleet week. navy and marines are on ocean beep right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain -- beach right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain why. >> reporter: they were dazzling everyone they showed off one of their cool tools and a few others to get fleet week kicked off. some call this is an engineering marvel. the size of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cushion. they brought it here as part of fleet week to showcase the fact that the navy can move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it t
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Oct 26, 2012 1:05am PDT
abc 7 news i team investigates a cold case. child disappearance in san francisco almost 30 years ago. >> and in the process discovers a possible connection to serial killer. dan is here with an investigation you will see only on 7. >> kevin collins was one of the first missing children whose case got national attention. thousands of tips came in over the years but they all led nowhere. tonight we have uncovered the one serious lead san francisco police either missed or chose to ignore. from san quentin state problem. east block. first tier cell 115 on death row. could the bizarre rant ofhold therial kilr hold the key to a boy disappearance almost 30 years ago. >> he was very sweet. very shy around other people. >>reporter: after ann collins 10-year-old son kevin vanished. bay area responded in a big way. posters went up. volunteers went door to door. police scoured local parks and shot public service announcement reenacting what happened using older brother as stand in. kevin left cy o basketball practice in the haight and waited for a bus at oak. last place ever seen. >> take each d
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Oct 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
, about a million people are expected to crowd into san francisco today for all kinds of events. up next a live report on what to expect, including some pretty pricey parking. only on 7, cell phone robberies are on the increase in san francisco as thieves get more brazen. we will show you exclusive video of the crooks in action. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. don't tell me there's nothing to do today. let's check the forecast with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. here's a look at the roof camera where we have partly cloudy conditions around most of the bay, but the fog is dense from santa rosa, napa, marijuana county. so be careful. visibility has been reduced. but this afternoon we will get into partly cloudy skies. it should be nice out there. but you will need the jacket, sunglasses. numbers in the mid-60s at our shoreline, across the bay upper 60s by the afternoon. inland east bay should see mid-70s, then we will quickly cool after the sun sets. it should be a nice afternoon. looks like a repeat performance for sunday. we do have a system lurking offshore that
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
off the air in part because of the buildings in the background. >> and there is a san francisco ronald mcdonald >> if you spent time in san francisco you no doubt heard the roar. blue angels showed off maneuvers and zoomed by. if you like to catch the show, the action goes from noon to 4:00 saturday and sunday. >> it's cool. >> it's fun. >> blue angels will be a big draw this weekend. there are other major events taking place. >> there is america's cup world series and there is italian hairtidge parade sunday. >> oakland's first friday is tonight. justin beeber performs tonight and madonna, two nights, and there is a film arts festival. >> fleet week expected to attract a million people to san francisco and there is a live picture of the ship docked all week if you're going to be bored this weekend you've got a problem because there is a lot to do. >> there is could be gridlock, too. >> reality is that this is a lively city. $1 million people expected here this weekend. this is driving expect bumper to bumper traffic. that is why there are many leaving it up to the experts. my friend h
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Oct 22, 2012 11:00pm PDT
heavy it seemed as though everyone was standing in the shower but the san francisco giants fans were not deterred in the least. they were here until the end. they knew that the nlcs had gone to game 7 and they were just happy to be there. now they are preparing to face off against the detroit tigers. >> after huge come back against the defending champion st. louis cardinals, the san francisco giants are headed back to the world series. wasn't easy getting here. giants had to complete a lopsided rally from a 3-1 deficit. moment that wasn't lost on fans. >> unbelieve afternoon. unbelievable. unbelievable. [ yelling] you see this? another one. for san francisc francisco. l. >> the heart of the rain fell louder the fans got. >> not at all. i wasn't leaving for no rain. no rain slowing us down. [ whistle]. >> until it was mostly clear game 7 was over. >> we did it. >>reporter: soaked. screamin screaming. caught up in the moment. they dance. sang and remind everyone who is no. 1. >> san francisco giants are no. 1. we are no. 1. >>reporter: tigers and giants meat for the first time in the p
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00am PDT
the torso and the neck. police arrested the suspects a short time later. >>> san francisco's city leaders can find out today if the 49ers' new stadium is super enough to host football's biggest game. cornell bernard is live at the new site in santa clara. >> reporter: good morning. the new billion dollar stadium is quickly taking shape behind me. imagine the super bowl being played here in the next five years that's what the 9ers and city of san francisco are hoping for as they find out later this morning if it is in the running to host the super bowl in 2016 or 2017. the nfl requires the host team plays two full seasons in the stadium to qualify. super bowl will buy millions to the bay area and -- will bring million to the bay area and san francisco has proven it can host world class events. >> it would mean that all the taxis would have business, all the restaurants would have business, all the hotels would have business. i would be able to keep my job. >> i think it is a wonderful why been a fan for many years about time we bring it to the city. >> reporter: if it gets the gree
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
daly city. we're live tonight at san francisco general hospital where the victims were taken. tomas? reporter: the six-year-old girl died here at san francisco general hospital after being brought here by paramedics. the two other adult female victims are hospitalized here and the police are not releasing names of victims out of respect for the families. >> the little girl died. oh, my god. >> he just learned a six-year-old girl was hit by a minimum minimum -- minivan tied. it happened as children were leaving a religion class. >> two mothers were victims. they were lying dish saw them lying one on the grass and one on the pavement, and then the -- i saw the seven-year-old kid, she was in shock. >> the last time he saw she child, she was breathing. she died here at san francisco general hospital, where the other two female victims were brought. one of the women is the mother of the six-year-old. what brought the tragedy closer to the reyes family is their child knew the little girl. >> the girl under the van, it was my son's classmate. reporter: paisher ins were shocked and saddened
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
mcsweeney will have more, coming up. >>> this afternoon, san francisco man expected to enter a plea on charges of kidnapping a 9-year-old girl from parkside elementary in san mateo. prosecutors charged 25-year-old bradley mrozek with kidnapping and child low less . he groped the girl in a school bathroom, covered her mouth with his hand and carried her off campus investigators say she fought him off, ran back to the school and reported the crime. >>> we are waiting to learn the identity of one of two mishing -- two missing fishermen whose body was found along the san mateo coast their boat capsized sunday the coast guard called off the search 3:30 yesterday the family of one of the men found the body around 6:30 north of the pigeon point lighthouse. two other men on the boat wearing life vests made it safely to shore. >>> governor brown's tax measure getting support from hollywood heavyweights. donated combined $100,000 to the initiative. the donations came to days before governor brown announced he signed bills extending 100 million dollar film tax credit until 2017. >>> 6:06. time
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Oct 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
double shooting in san francisco. and the giants are waking up in detroit this morning, hoping to add to their two games to nothing lead in the world series. we will have a report on all that orange and black everywhere in the city by the bay. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. before we get to the giants let's talk about the fantastic weather. here's lisa argen. >> good morning, terry. we are talking about the last weekend in october feeling more like summer because temperatures continue to warm under a ridge of high pressure. a live look outside from our roof camera. it's a beautiful start with clear conditions. maybe a patch or two of fog at the coast. and temperatures range from about 49 to 57. so we are warmer this morning and by this afternoon we will be in the mid-60s from half moon bay to about 80 today in concord. so plenty of 70s around the bay and by the evening hours still quite pleasant with lower 70s to the mid-60s. the forecast is going to last for the entirety of the weekend, but then subtle changes monday. we have rain back in the forecast just in time for the tri
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Oct 17, 2012 4:30am PDT
about 30 minutes. >>> in a few hours the city of san bruno, city and county of san francisco and a local consumer group will file a formal letter of protest against what they are calling a backroom deal between the pg&e and puc. the group says the state puc chose mitchell without input or consent from any of the parties except pg&e. >>> this morning amtrak investigating another collision between a train and vehicle in the central valley. it happened after 8:00 last night, as the train left the station platform in ma dare . the people in the vehicle managed to get out before the train hit it. no word on how this accident happened. the same thing happened friday less than a mile north on the same tracks last week. >>> good news for giants' fans looks like second baseman scutaro will be able to play this afternoon. yesterday scutaro ran sprints and took batting practice after the team arrived in st. louis. monday he was taken out by matt holliday on a slide into second. scutaro suffered strained left hip and soreness in his left knee. first pitch today 1:07 p.m. our time. >>> i'm hear
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Oct 16, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in libya hundreds gathered at san francisco city hall to honor the ambassador who was killed there. christopher stevens grew up in piedmont and graduated from uc berkeley and ucsf hastings school of law. john alston shows us the outpouring of praise tonight. >> reporter: the memorial began with a video narrated by christopher stevens himself. >> now i am excited to return to libya to return the great work we have started. it is building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you, the libyan people a you chief your goals. the libyan people to achieve their goals. >> his brother talked about the last time they said goodbye several months ago. >> now that it is time to say goodbye, i don't see any reason to deviate from that custom. so my big brother, my best friend, i will see you next time. >> on september 11th, stevens was killed during a terrorist raid on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. three other americans also died. among the speakers was the libyan ambassador to the u.s. who said stevens stood with the libyan people during their revolution again
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
necessary, games six and seven will be played here as well. live in san francisco. lillian kim, abc-7 news. >> let's get a quick update what's going on inside the park. >> mike: giants and cardinals underway. the score is 2-0 cardinals off a home run. third inning. madison bumgarner gave it up. this is a great matchup because both teams were not expected to be here. the giants were down 2-0 in the best of five series before winning three straight games in cincinnati to defeat the reds. the cardinals were trailing 6-0 in game five the washington nationals. giants and cardinals the last two teams teams to win the world series, so a great series to watch. >> both clubs at some point had their backs against the wall. we had to go into cincinnati and win three straights, and they're down a couple runs in the ninth and found a way to get it done. says a lot about the characters and how they fight. >> mike: we'll have an update later in the newscast. >> san francisco is making a bid to be the host city for the super bowl in 2016 or 2017, even though the 49ers are moving to santa clara and will be
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Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
heading into san francisco. from tracy to the altamont pass right now speeds at limit 15 minutes headed into the dublin pleasanton area. westbound 4 somersville debris in the right lane drivers are swerving there, so be careful. >>> in oakland this morning cleanup crews will be sweeping up debris and graffiti left by anti-afghan war protest that go out of control. amy hollyfield is live to tell house is behind it. >> reporter: take a look at city hall. they haven't even boarded up the doors here yet. still huge holes where they bashed in the windows here and vandals didn't stop here. they also bashed in windows at several buildings downtown at&t building, police rhee ing station. they stuck to the -- to the area around city hall, franklin, 20th, they trashed four cars on franklin and one of the owners was disgusted. >> i don't know what message they are sending. they need to educate themselves. we are just hardworking people, average people. >> reporter: this started as an occupy oakland rally 6:00 last night there was anti-war protesters thrown in. police say they weren't expect
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